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Jax Truckee Diner

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10144 West River Street, Truckee, CA 96161
530-550-7450
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 78
    Excellent
  • 99
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Unique food

This restaurant was on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. We went for breakfast, where they have the usual breakfast fare, as well as more unique combinations. All very good!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
erin844
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. We went for breakfast, where they have the usual breakfast fare, as well as more unique combinations. All very good!

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fremont, ca
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206 reviews 206 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Was recommended, so we came for breakfast. The owner and service was great. All employees were happy with a smile on their face. Homemade biscuits were large and dense. Had a grilled cheese sandwich but didn't like the flavor so much. Besides the happy employee, order a milkshake....outstanding.....would I return, yes, but milkshake may be it.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This is not everybody's cup of tea but I love this place! Diner food on steroids. Breakfast salad what? The Daily Addiction is somebody's off the wall idea that works so well I end up ordering it every time even though I swear I won't. Lobster Mac, crab cake Benedict and home made hash and eggs, calimari with THAT sauce!... More 

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Morgan Hill, CALIF
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I had a really yummy rueben for dinner, with a side of sweet potatoe fries. One of my friends had a great looking Pot Pie. She said the Ice Tea was really good! There seems to be a nice selection of dining options nearby, but this was nice and casual and perfect for us after a full day of fly-fishing... More 

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Oakland, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The food was AMAZING! You can not go to Truckee and not stop for a bite to eat here. Despite the diner's claim to TV Food Channel fame, it's a simple, clean, unpretentious eatery with the tastiest comfort foods, ever!

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orange county, ca
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115 reviews 115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Dinner on night 3 of our Truckee trip, based upon good yelp reviews. I had the 1/2 pounder hamburger w/ fries ($9.99) and added sauteed onions for a $1 extra. Big, juicy bigger. Hubby had the blackened salmon salad ($13.99). At one point during dinner the shake/malt machine was going, and it sounded like a vacuum cleaner -- and that... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My family stopped there for breakfast. It was delicious and a Triple D stop! The portions are large and the prices are good. We were all very happy with our meals!

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Willow Glen, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We were a party of three and two of us had poor experiences with either the food or the kitchen staff. I had ordered the lobster Mac N Cheese as an appetizer. The waitress brought out the other appetizers at our table but not the Mac N Cheese. Then she brings out all of the main courses and still no... More 

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Truckee, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Good value, Huge plate. I have never had a bad meal here. Milkshakes are tasty big with the leftovers in the can as well. Burgers, Philly cheese,Always a great choice when you are Downtown.

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California's Wine Coast Country, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

very easy and comforting. Turkey sandwich with gravy, mashed and cranberries. My go to. Also crab cakes are good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10144 West River Street, Truckee, CA 96161
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
  • Phone Number: 530-550-7450

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 8
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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